Garden of Dreams

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Garden of Dreams Green Tea Description:

Top quality orthodox teas from Nepal are produced in extremely small quantities and often difficult to come by. Garden of Dreams is meant to be an outstanding representation of green tea from Nepal at the time of availability. However, this tea will change, potentially quite significantly, from year to year. Our current Garden of Dreams is an amazing Green Tea, though with traits of Darjeeling and Oolong, from Arya Tara Tea Estate in remote eastern Nepal.  

Connoisseur TeaIngredients:

Nepali Green Tea

Garden of Dreams Significance:

This is a summer harvest tea grown at 5,000 feet in remote eastern Nepal. The Arya Tara Tea Estate, which produces this beautiful black tea, is right on the Indian border. Located in Fikkal, in Ilam District in Eastern Nepal, Arya Tara has it’s own plantation and also sources leaf from neighboring small scale farmers. The factory is owned by the Rai family who have been tea farmers for over 50 years. They have been certified Organic since 2018.

We are able to purchase from Arya Tara Tea Estate, and get this beautiful tea to the United States because of the Himalayan Tea Plantation Cooperative. The HIMCOOP is joint marketing consortium of Orthodox tea growers in Nepal. The staff at the HIMCOOP have the job of connecting tea merchants with the tea farmers in Nepal. This allows small growers like the Arya Tara to do business internationally, which allows them to get a fair price for their teas.It also opens up this hidden gem of the tea world to discovery by a broader audience of tea lovers.

Step 1:
Preheat mug with boiling water, discard and refill.
Step 2:
Steep 2 rounded tsp or 3-4 grams of tea per 8 oz of water.
Step 3:
Steep for 3-5 minutes as desired. Experiment with slightly cooler water or shorter steeping times. Try one additional steeping if desired.

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  • Dreaming of Nepal

    Posted by Jake on Feb 6th 2021

    Imagine drinking a warm cup of tea that makes you think of a refreshing spring morning. That is this version of Garden of Dreams. It is floral, light and stronger than I think the description gives it credit. Second steep was my favorite, 200 degree water for each steep. The third steep was a bit too light in flavor if not in color. That's fine, though as this tea is a steal at the current price. For the second and potential third steeping, I added just a bit of honey. That was the correct choice.

  • Delicious

    Posted by Unknown on Apr 12th 2020

    All Teas that I have purchased from Dominion Tea (present & past) are excellent. Dominion Tea is my only source for tea.

  • Happy I tried this!

    Posted by Unknown on Jun 12th 2019

    Garden of Dreams was a new purchase for me. I'm delighted with its fresh flavor, with very subtle fruity notes. It is a clean green tea--generous leaves and clear flavor. I was so happy with it that I've now purchased a second time!